Projects, Events and Admin Officer

Last updated 32 minutes ago
Location:East Perth
Job Type:Full Time

Permanent Appointment

Section 51

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This position is part of the Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) which is a diversity initiative to achieve equality and increase workforce representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at the department. Therefore, pursuant to Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA), only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered for this role. Confirmation of Aboriginality will be required prior to employment offer with the Department (refer to fact sheet on Section 51).

About us

At the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS), we pride ourselves on creating a supportive, inclusive and innovative environment that allows our people to contribute, develop and thrive to reach their full potential.

We offer a diverse range of extraordinary career opportunities across the department, all with a focus on supporting a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and resources sector.

To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit our website.

The position

In this role, you will be working within the People Development and Culture team within the Human Resources Branch, responsible for assisting with the planning, promotion and running of Diversity and Inclusion, Aboriginal Employment Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan and other team events.

As Projects, Events and Admin Officer, you will undertake a range of administrative activities to support the corporate training program, including dealing with phone inquiries, maintaining records and databases, producing documents and promotional material using a range of publishing and graphic software.

You will work collaboratively within a supportive team environment to resolve simple administrative problems using a range of MS Office software and be willing to learn and achieve targets.

This role is located in East Perth (however, you may need to work at other sites if required).

Need further info? Click on the Job Description Form (JDF) below or contact Jillian Collard, Aboriginal Strategy Coordinator on (08) 9222 3244.

What are we looking for?

To be considered further, please submit the following as part of your written application:

  • a cover letter (of no more than two (2) pages) addressing the following criteria;
    • Ability to identify and resolve simple administrative problems (e.g. couriers, filing).
    • Demonstrated ability to use a range of software, including MS Office.
    • Works collaboratively with team members and external stakeholders and treats people with respect and courtesy.
  • a detailed CV including the names of two (2) referees, with a current line manager preferred.

Ready to join our team?

Click ‘Apply for job’ below, complete the online application form and attach documentation as requested above in the “what are we looking for?” section.

For tips on how to put together your application, or details about the process, you can find more information in the Applicant Pack attached below. You can also contact Jacqueline Gao, Human Resources Officer on (08) 9222 3632 or email for information about employment conditions and the application process.

All requirements, capabilities and pre-employment checks listed on the attached JDF will be assessed as part of the selection process.

Confirmation of Aboriginality will be required prior to any employment offer (Refer to fact sheet on Section 51).

Other benefits

  • Great work/life balance through flexible working arrangements and leave options.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An award-winning Health and Wellbeing program, including access to an affordable on site gym.
  • Salary packaging options.

Supporting a diverse workforce

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve, and an inclusive culture where all employees feel valued, respected and connected. The diversity of our workforce is our strength, it enhances our ability to be forward thinking as well as responsive in the services we deliver to the Western Australian community.

We actively promote the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, youth and other diversity groups. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

To keep up to update on activities and opportunities within the department you can follow us Linked.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies for appointment (permanent, fixed term, full-time or part time) throughout the department for the next twelve (12) months.

CLOSING DATE: 4.00 pm on Thursday, 20 May 2021(WST)

Your application submission must be complete by the closing time, applications that are in progress or submitted after this time will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to ensure your application is submitted on time.

- Applicant Information Pack
- Job Description Form
- Section 51 - Fact Sheet

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